Ruth Davidson

Alex Salmond Made A 'Joke' About Making Female Leaders Orgasm - And It Was Truly Awful

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Politics

Alex Salmond has been told to apologise cracking a “joke” about having sex with female politicians. The former First Minister of Scotland has bee...

Ruth Davidson Criticises Theresa May's Immigration Target

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK Politics

Ruth Davidson has challenged Theresa May’s pledge to keep immigration below 100,000 and include international students in that number. The Scottish ...

UK Aid Should Promote Capitalism And Free Trade, Says Ruth Davidson Endorsed Report

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 05.07.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May has been urged to put promoting capitalism and free trade at the heart of its international development spending. A report by the Policy E...

The Draconian Benefit Cap Is Ideological And Serves No Purpose But To Harm

Alison Thewliss | Posted 04.07.2017 | UK Politics
Alison Thewliss

The benefit cap places the burden of the UK government's failed economic strategy on the shoulders of the most disadvantaged in society. The Tories would do well to heed the result of the election and accept they have no mandate for their callous cuts... They must halt this counterproductive agenda of austerity immediately, listen to the voices of those being impacted by it, listen to the voices of experts, and stimulate the economy with the investment necessary to allow for opportunity, fairness and prosperity to flourish.

Independence Referendum Still 'Likely' Just Two Years Later Than Planned, Sturgeon Says

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 27.06.2017 | UK

Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of trying to fudge her position on independence, as she said her supposed u-turn could mean a second referendum only ...

The Tories' Massive DUP Deal Proves Austerity Is A Political Choice

Kezia Dugdale | Posted 27.06.2017 | UK Politics
Kezia Dugdale

While Theresa May limps on, her deal throws up an immediate question: will all parts of the UK also receive similar vital additional funding, as Northern Ireland is getting as part of the deal? For me, this is crucial. This massive cash deal with the DUP proves that austerity is a political choice made by the Tories, and when push comes to shove, money can be found. So it is vital that Scotland, Wales and the regions of England also get extra funding to end austerity.

Sturgeon's Last Stand

Sam Pallis | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK Politics
Sam Pallis

The Conservatives are no longer a toxic brand in Scotland. There lost tribe of socially conservative voters who they lost in 1997 have come back to them. This is a watershed moment in the history of scottish politics when the SNP myth of Scotland as a progressive mecca has been called into question.

Ruth Davidson Says Theresa May Should 'Look Again' At Hard Brexit After Election Defeat

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 10.06.2017 | UK Politics

Ruth Davidson has said Theresa May should “look again” at her plan for Brexit after the Conservative Party lost its majority at the election. The ...

Dogs At Polling Stations Sees Pooches In Tuxedos And Bow Ties Steal The General Election

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK

Just hours after voting opened in the General Election the event has already gone to the dogs, with a landslide of interest - not in voter turnout - b...

Here's What Labour's Official General Election Campaign Logo Will Look Like

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 28.04.2017 | UK Politics

Labour has unveiled its general election campaign slogan and logo ahead of a major push on voter registration by Jeremy Corbyn. Huff Post UK has been ...

JK Rowling Champions Dugdale's Powerful Speech Against Tory 'Rape Clause'

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK

Kezia Dugdale has been widely praised for her powerful speech at Holyrood on Tuesday against the Tories’ controversial “rape clause”. The Scott...

Ruth Davidson Issues Unexpected Call For Lisa Nandy Labour Leadership Bid

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK

Ruth Davidson has issued an unlikely rallying call for Lisa Nandy to bid to become the next Labour party leader. The Scottish Conservatives leader use...

Sunday Show Round-Up: "The SNP Are Not Scotland"

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 19.03.2017 | UK Politics

The Andrew Marr Show Scottish independence dominated the Sunday shows today, and you can read a full write-up of that here. Scottish Conservative lead...

Better Together Must Remobilise, But Who Will Lead Them This Time?

Will Hurrell | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Politics
Will Hurrell

So she wasn't bluffing after all. Having warned for months another referendum was "highly likely", Nicola Sturgeon has stayed true to her word and confirmed her plan to stage a rerun of the 2014 campaign. With some polls indicating a 50/50 split in Scottish public opinion, there's every chance they could win it this time around.

Ruth Davidson Reveals What Cabinet Job Would Tempt Her To Westminster

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK Politics

Ruth Davidson has said the one job that could tempt her to Westminster would be to become international development secretary. The leader of the Scott...

Ruth Davidson Skewers Donald Trump In Epic Warning To 'Pussy Owners'

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 12.10.2016 | UK Politics

Ruth Davidson has joined the raft of British politicians critical of Donald Trump - by issuing a not-so-subtle warning to cat owners. The Scottish Con...

Scottish Tory Leader Ruth Davidson Wants To Appear On Strictly Come Dancing

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 05.10.2016 | UK

Scottish Conservatives leader Ruth Davidson has urged the BBC to let her compete on Strictly Come Dancing next year. The Press Association reported ...

Gay MP Sparks Furious 'Homophobia' Row For Controversial Comedy Sketch

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 19.09.2016 | UK

Welcome to Scotland 2016, where a "comedy" rap mocking Ruth Davidsons sexuality is applauded and endorsed 1/2 pic.twitter.com/L1jow6UNeZ— NatBuster ...

Women Politicians Attack Newspaper For Its 'Sexist, Totally Misjudged' Feature

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 04.09.2016 | UK

The Sunday Times has been criticised by senior political figures for a feature it ran today on ‘childless politicians’ that singled out women. Th...

Ruth Davidson Just Ridiculed Everyone In Politics In One Short Speech

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 12.07.2016 | UK

Ruth Davidson today launched a foray into political satire, giving a much-hailed speech that mocked Jeremy Corbyn, Labour and senior members of her ow...

Choosing Our Next Conservative Leader: Maybe We Don't Need to Be the Nasty Party Any More?

Nicholas Mazzei | Posted 25.06.2017 | UK Politics
Nicholas Mazzei

Cameron is right to resign; not because he made any mistakes as PM or with the referendum. In fact, Cameron's loss is perhaps the most devastating impact of the referendum result... The question on everyone's lips now though is; who shall lead?

The Waugh Zone June 22, 2016

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday June 22, 2016… 1) D-DAVE One of Ruth Davidson’s most powerful closing lines last night was t...

'You are running Project Hate!' Sadiq rips into Boris in fiery BBC Debate

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Politics

Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson was accused of leading ‘Project Hate’ tonight in a fiery EU debate at Wembley Arena. In a feisty clash in front of...

Brexit Is a Game of Thrones

Aldwyn Cooper | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Politics
Aldwyn Cooper

The constant bickering between and within the great Houses, led by the Brexiteers, could in the end result in the devastation of our economy to the massive detriment of everyday people, while the main characters continue to enjoy their extravagant lives.

Tory Leader Ruth Davidson Wouldn't Have Been Able To Do This In One Country In The UK

The Huffington Post | Eve Hartley | Posted 23.05.2016 | UK Politics

The leader of the Scottish Conservative party has announced her engagement to her partner. Ruth Davidson confirmed the news on Twitter and received a...